Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

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Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Quinn » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:42 am

Hi All!
Happy 2012!!!
Recently I got up a new hobby of making clay animations!
How they are made is truly simple (well most of the time);
first all you have to do is set the scene.
second, Create clay model
third, snap a picture then move the object as little or as much as you like,
four, Edit The Pictures into the program that you use ( i use windows movie maker) and set the frame rate!
here are some of my animations i made using this.

Animation Test (my first animation is a bit wonky)
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The Adventures of Clayman Pt:1 (it shows the frame rate in FPS (frames per second))
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Hope You enjoyed my videos!
Bye!
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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby tiltbillings » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:50 am

Nick Park and Will Vinton likely started out much the same. Keep it up. And maybe you can find a way to pester the cats while doing it.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:53 am

Greetings Quinn,

How long did each take to do?

(I'm guessing you're far more patient with these things than Bennett)

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Quinn » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:35 am

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings Quinn,

How long did each take to do?

(I'm guessing you're far more patient with these things than Bennett)

Metta,
Retro. :)

Well it took me 2-2.5 hours on my first animation (including editing)
and it took 3-3.5 hours on my other animation 2 hours editing! :coffee:
and well the computer crashes after time so it was really frustrating :computerproblem:
So it really depends on how you take the photos, if you have lower frames per second it will only take a short time to make.
My last video was 16 FPS which is why it took a long time to put together.
Im going to make another animation soon (maybe tomorrow) that will be 16 Frames Per Second but a little bit longer.

Tiltbillings wrote:Nick Park and Will Vinton likely started out much the same. Keep it up. And maybe you can find a way to pester the cats while doing it.

Thank you! Our cats don't sit still or sleep long enough to be in an animation!
bye!
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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:23 am

After a busy morning animating, time out to sculpt some bubbles!

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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:44 am

Thanks Quinn - I look forward to seeing your next creation.

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Reductor » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:22 am

You are a patient fellow Quinn. :sage:
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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby sattva » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:03 am

retrofuturist wrote:Thanks Quinn - I look forward to seeing your next creation.

Metta,
Retro. :)


me too :)
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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Quinn » Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:16 am

Hi All,
Ok now i've spent all day working on this and its hilarious!
my brother laughed his head off, Dad also laughed and mum, well she was rolling on the ground. :rofl:
i hope you love this new and improved part two!
ii had a few major computer problems but over all im really happy with my video!
Hope you enjoy!
phpBB [video]

Thanks For Watching!
bye
May the power of the Buddha be with you!!!

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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Ben » Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:25 am

Well done, Quinn!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby cooran » Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:20 am

That was GREAT! (Silly trusting sheep!) :rofl:

with Laughing metta
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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Quinn » Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:53 am

Thanks guys!
May the power of the Buddha be with you!!!

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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby Modus.Ponens » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:42 pm

:jumping:

Good one Quinn!
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:44 pm

Quinn wrote:Hi All,
Ok now i've spent all day working on this and its hilarious!
my brother laughed his head off, Dad also laughed and mum, well she was rolling on the ground. :rofl:
i hope you love this new and improved part two!
ii had a few major computer problems but over all im really happy with my video!
Hope you enjoy!
phpBB [video]

Thanks For Watching!
bye
Good stuff. With the sheep eating, it is the start of a new move: THE AUSTRALIAN BLOB. Next it needs to eat a wallaby, or even worse, a koala bear to show just how terrifying and heartless it really is.

I can see the sequels: THE BLOB VS THE DREADED DROP BEAR and THE BLOB VS THE HORRIFYING BUNYIP.


phpBB [video]
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Magic Moving Clay? (Clay Animation)

Postby chownah » Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:17 am

Quinn,
Can you comment on the final statement in the movie where it shows the three arrows and in the middle it says "Circle of Life"?
chownah


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